Solid State Music V1B question
mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Fri Jul 15 09:25:29 CDT 2005
> The 1N4742 is a 1w part which at 12 volts is well within the amperage
> ratings of a 7812.
Except that those are different values.
The 1W dissipated by a zener is the power that _isn't_ going through
the load. The rating of a 7812 is power that _is_ going through the
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